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May 20, 2019
Odissi on High: A transnational production displays the dance form's synergy between male and female elementsOdissi is a young dance form, though it has assimilated and is born of ancient temple dance traditions, music, poetry, and devotion to Jagannatha. At a recent performance of Odissi on High, an all-male ensemble achieved striking masculine vigour with quintessential movements – movements that only easily lend themselves to execution with feminine grace.
May 11, 2019
Revanta Sarabhai's interpretative Bharatanatyam recital showcases his contemporary take on the ‘dancer-deity’ paradigmRevanta Sarabhai's In the Shadow of the Gods has been a work in progress for some time now, it was introduced properly on stage in its present format as recently as January 2019 and has been previously showcased at Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Pune
Apr 15, 2019
Fashioning the dancing body: Tracing the evolution of the Bharatanatyam costume, from Devadasis to modern timesThroughout history, Bharatanatyam costumes have walked a tightrope between revealing and hiding the female form, reflecting the underlying conflict between the sensual and the spiritual as it evolved
Dec 08, 2018
To be a devadasi in 1947: Read Srividya Natarajan's introduction to the world of a novice temple dancerSrividya Natarajan, the author of The Undoing Dance, writes about what a day in a young devadasi's life would be like — on the cusp of Independence
Aug 27, 2018
Patruni Chidananda Sastry on expressionist form of dance, and how it can give a voice to communitiesPatruni Chidananda Sastry believes that his expressionist form of dance can be used to talk about just about any kind of subject.
Aug 14, 2018
Row over Christian 'appropriation' of Carnatic music aims to further the divide between the art and common peopleThe recent outrage about the Christian appropriation of Carnatic music is yet another tool and tactic of persons with a narrow worldview who aim to further increase the divide between classical music and the common people.
Aug 13, 2018
Pride and prejudice: Sadir has stirred scholarly debate in India and abroad, can the dance form finally get its mojo back?In recent years, competing accounts of sadir and its practitioners have stirred up intense scholarly debate in India and abroad.
Jun 21, 2018
A neem tree, a Dalit and his song: Notes on Kalai Rani's performance of 'Nandanar Charitram'Our performing arts have been profoundly impacted by the bhakti tradition, its literature, its orientation, and goal. Kalai Rani’s act is a bold engagement with this repertoire while breathing new life into it, with raw intensity.
Jun 01, 2018
Dance as an accumulation of past, present and future: Why no artistic practice remains unchangedDance forms that now seem consolidated and ‘permanent’ are themselves works in progress, snowballing into accumulations of their past, present and future selves
May 11, 2018
Google Doodle honours Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday: Indian classical dancer was Padma Bhushan recipientOn Friday, Google honoured legendary Indian classical dancer and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birth anniversary with a doodle